Celestron EclipSmart Solar Filter for 8" SCT / EdgeHD Telescopes - 94244

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SKU: CEL-94244
Regular price $94.00 CAD

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  • SKU CEL-94244

Celestron EclipSmart Solar Filter for 8" SCT / EdgeHD Telescopes

Turn your Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain or EdgeHD telescope into a white light solar telescope! The EclipSmart Eclipse Solar Filter is a must-have accessory perfect for viewing the Sun and eclipses like the upcoming 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse and 2024 Total Solar Eclipse. Affordable, easy to use, and best of all, ISO-certified Solar Safe, all Celestron EclipSmart products comply with the latest ISO 12312-2 standards. This solar filter is custom designed for Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD telescopes. Two hook and loop straps securely hold the filter in place for a safe, snug fit.

Fits these Celestron telescopes:  

  • Advanced VX 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Advanced VX 8” EdgeHD Telescope
  • CPC 800 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope
  • CPC Deluxe 800 HD Computerized Telescope
  • NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope
  • NexStar Evolution 8
  • Nexstar Evolution 8 HD with StarSense
  • NexStar Evolution 8 HD with StarSense 60th Anniversary
  • CGEM 800 Computerized Telescope
  • CGEM 800 HD Computerized Telescope
  • CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
  • CGEM II 800 EdgeHD Telescopes
  • CGX Equatorial 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
  • CGX Equatorial 800 HD Telescopes
  • C8 Optical Tube
  • 8" EdgeHD Optical Tube

EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology providing the ultimate protection from harmful solar radiation, including both IR and UV light, and filters 99.999% of intense visible light. Celestron Solar Safe filter technology is GUARANTEED SAFE for direct solar observation and has been independently tested by SAI Global Assurance Services.

Solar Safe products conform to and meet the transmission requirements of ISO 12312-2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun, EN 1836:2005 + A1:2007 (E) for an E15 Filter for the Direct Observation of the Sun and, AS/NZS 1338.1:2012, Filters for Eye Protectors.


Telescope Compatibility: Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes
Filter diameter (external) 235 mm
Filter diameter (internal) 225 mm
Filter thickness 32.0 mm
Filter clear aperture 176 mm
Weight of filter 121 grams / 4.2 ounces
Filter material Scratch-resistant polymer
Nylon safety straps Two 1” x 4” Velcro straps, Four 1” x 1” Velcro Tabs
Warranty: 2 Years